ICC U-19 World Cup warm-up: India thumps Afghanistan by 211 runs

Yashasvi Jaiswal’s half-century and Kartik Tyagi’s three-wicket haul were the highlights of India’s resounding 211-run win against Afghanistan.

India U-19 side with the Quadrangular series trophy which it won earlier this month. [File Photo]   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal’s half-century and pacer Kartik Tyagi’s three-wicket haul were the highlights of India’s resounding 211-run win against Afghanistan in an U-19 World Cup encounter here on Sunday.

Batting first, India colts scored 255 for 8 in 50 overs with Jaiswal scoring 69 off 97 balls and NT Tilak Verma hitting 55 before retiring.

In reply, Afghanistan was shot out for 44 in 17.5 overs with Tyagi (3/10) being pick of the bowlers. Akash Singh, Shubhang Hegde and Sushant Mishra getting a couple of wickets each.

Brief Scores: India 255/8 in 50 overs (Yashasvi Jaiswal 69, NT Tilak Verma 55). Afghanistan 44 (Kartik Tyagi 3/10). India won by 211 runs.

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